Born 1994, Braunschweig, Germany
Lives and works in Bandung, Indonesia

Nadya Jiwa precipitates impressions as well as images that form in her work. Consuming information, human nature is presented in conjunction with a certain composition of reality through thin movements and strokes that may at once bederived from more cognitive considerations, while departing from the intuition. Symbolism is deftly interweaved in Jiwa’s paintings anddrawings in an attempt to distill a cacophony of interactions, information exchange, as well as development of her external world. It isas if she attempts to share a certain sensibility of personal knowledge and impression that approaches more spiritual considerations,impressions that are at once clear and yet uncanny, and of truths that seem devoid of meaning and yet linger.

Selected exhibitions include solo presentation Khayal | Chimeric (2021) with ROH at Liste Showtime; duo presentation with Rizal N. Ramadhan, Batang Mati, Cendawan Tumbuh (2022) at Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia; Art Jakarta Virtual (2020-2021) with ROH; S.E.A. Focus (2020) with ROH at Gillman Barracks, Singapore; Jauh Tak Antara, Sepilihan Karya 20 Perupa Bandung (2018) at NuArt Sculpture Park, Bandung, Indonesia; Getok Tular #2: Spacing Out (Lamunanku...) (2018) at Omni Space, Bandung, Indonesia; 15x15x15 (2016) at GaleriSoemardja, Bandung, Indonesia; Smile is the Answer (2015) by Catalyst Art Shop Jakarta & Kopi Keliling at Localfest 4.0, Grand Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia; Lunch Time! (2013) at Kanal Art Space, Jakarta, Indonesia; Apa Saja dan di Mana Saja Woodcut Exhibition (2013) at Galeri Soemardja, Bandung, Indonesia. Nadya Jiwa is the Silver Winner of the UOB Painting of the Year, Emerging Artist Category in 2019.

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